I Went To YALC (and the LFACC) For A Day

I Went To YALC (and the LFACC) For A Day

Ah, YALC, it’s a dream event for most of us book lovers in the UK. A mini-convention dedicated to YA books where we can visit a ton of publishers, buy merch and just have fun at a bookish event. Due to when it is, I hadn’t been able to attend before now. The end of July is my brother’s birthday, so I’m usually busy. Fortunately, they moved it earlier in the month this time.

I’m going to split this post into two sections. I’m mostly going to talk about YALC, but I want to talk a little bit about LFACC. I also spent a good bit of time with my sister. I’ll add I’ve been to other conventions before this one – mostly the London MCM Comic-Con – so I do have an idea of what I like about them.

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At Home YALC 2021

At Home YALC 2021

Last weekend was YALC! For those not in the know, that’s the Young Adult Literature Convention in the UK. It’s held every year at the end of July/beginning of August, and it’s usually held in London. But with Covid, it’s been held online for the last two years. Meaning that I’ve finally been able to participate.

I thought I’d do a little round-up about what I did and enjoyed. I know some of the giveaways are still going for a little longer, and the panels are all available to watch on YALC’s Youtube. So if you see anything you’re interested in, it might not hurt to check them out.

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